Global competency is essential for the 21st century engineer and computer scientist as technical projects continue to be distributed across international sites. A successful career often requires significant intercultural skills as you work with colleagues “virtually” at a distance, in person at an international site, or next door in the office of a multinational corporation.
At the University of Portland, we encourage students to gain international experience and are working to increase the opportunities available for all engineering and computer science students.
The Salzburg, Austria programs are the main study abroad options that are specifically designed for engineering students. There are two options:
Shiley students are not limited to the programs above, but they are the only ones that offer engineering courses. For more programs, please visit the Office of Studies Abroad.
For more information about how an international experience may fit into your curriculum, contact Mark Kennedy at 503.943.8070.